Win98 RIP(at last) :-( [well, death throes anyway]

  Diodorus Siculus 08:09 15 Dec 03
Locked

Microsoft has twice granted stays of execution to Win98/98SE, but this time, it looks like the end is truly near. Microsoft now bluntly says "After January 16, 2004, [Windows 98] will be obsolete..."

From click here
__________________________

Fred (above) suggests that users of Win98 save all Win98 locally so that if necessary they can be reinstalled. click here to see how his simple guide.

  john-232317 11:40 15 Dec 03

Tried what FRED said but came up with zero`s to download.

Probably too late...

  Diodorus Siculus 12:09 15 Dec 03

dadyassa - the other option is to go to click here and download all the relevant updates.

It can be a time consuming operation, even with broadband.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:43 15 Dec 03

Refresh for the evening crew... don't say you weren't warned!

  john-232317 20:05 15 Dec 03

Wow, looks like a weeks work..........i think i will take a chance i wont need them.

  powerless 20:08 15 Dec 03

There is a beta test of an update CD from MS for 98/SE.

  malgall 20:33 15 Dec 03

good i had nothing but trouble with win 98
changed to xp great would recommend it

  gold 47 21:10 15 Dec 03

Like parting with an old friend but W98 will still
still going for some time even Windows 3.1 is still running bless.

  gold 47 21:11 15 Dec 03

Sorry should read still keep.

  PurplePenny 21:36 15 Dec 03

I'm being lazy - care to post a link to where we can get the CD?

Ta muchly,

Penny

  mammak 21:49 15 Dec 03

Got to agree with malgall, win xp for me couldnt
go back to 98se if i was paid to, saying that doing up a very old 95 for the little un for christmas, now that,s a job and a half let me tell you.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Alex Chinneck’s giant ice cube Christmas tree at Kings Cross

Apple rumours & predictions 2017: The iPhone 8, new iPads, and everything else you should expect fr7…